College Basketball Power Index

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The College Basketball Power Index (BPI) is a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of performance going forward. BPI represents how many points above or below average a team is. Strength of Record (SOR) is a measure of team accomplishment based on how difficult a team's W-L record is to achieve. Game predictions account for opponent strength, pace of play, site, travel distance, day's rest and altitude, and are used to simulate the season 10,000 times to produce season projections. Numbers update daily.

BPI Leader
Gonzaga
26-2
SOS Leader
Kansas
20-6
SOR Leader
Virginia
23-2
NCAAM RPI Leader
Gonzaga
26-2
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI RKSOS RKSOR RKRPI RK
1GonzagaGONZWCC26-21776--
2VirginiaUVAACC23-22141--
3DukeDUKEACC23-33102--
4Michigan StateMSUBig Ten22-54127--
5North CarolinaUNCACC21-5564--
6KentuckyUKSEC22-46298--
7TennesseeTENNSEC24-27655--
8Virginia TechVTACC20-684320--
9MichiganMICHBig Ten24-39343--
10Texas TechTTUBig 1221-5105214--
11PurduePURBig Ten19-711311--
12AuburnAUBSEC18-8125535--
13WisconsinWISBig Ten18-813519--
14Iowa StateISUBig 1219-7144529--
15KansasKUBig 1220-61519--
16NevadaNEVMW24-21613121--
17HoustonHOUAmerican25-1179410--
18Florida StateFSUACC21-5183712--
19LouisvilleLOUACC18-919824--
20VillanovaVILLBig East20-7204727--
21BuffaloBUFFMAC E24-32111122--
22MarylandMDBig Ten20-7221617--
23NC StateNCSTACC19-8234130--
24WoffordWOFSouthern23-42410728--
25MarquetteMARQBig East22-4255613--
26CincinnatiCINAmerican22-4268826--
27LSULSUSEC21-5274815--
28Mississippi StateMSSTSEC19-7281923--
29TexasTEXBig 1215-11292656--
30FloridaFLASEC15-11301344--
31IowaIOWABig Ten21-6313316--
32Kansas StateKSUBig 1220-6323118--
33Ohio StateOSUBig Ten17-9332833--
34SyracuseSYRACC18-8345837--
35NebraskaNEBBig Ten15-12351757--
36ClemsonCLEMACC15-11362051--
37BaylorBAYBig 1217-9374041--
38OklahomaOKLABig 1216-1038931--
39VCUVCUA 1020-6398340--
40Saint Mary'sSMCWCC18-10409083--
41WashingtonWASHPac-1221-5417225--
42TCUTCUBig 1217-9424942--
43Ole MissMISSSEC18-8435032--
44LipscombLIPASUN21-64414954--
45UCFUCFAmerican19-64510250--
46ButlerBUTBig East15-12465170--
47CreightonCREIBig East14-13472269--
48San FranciscoSFWCC21-64811846--
49IndianaINDBig Ten13-1449761--
50Utah StateUSUMW21-65014653--

Glossary

  • BPI RK: Rank in the Basketball Power Index (BPI) among all Division I teams.
  • SOS RK: Strength of Schedule (SOS) rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical 25th ranked team would do against each team's schedule to date. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.
  • SOR RK: Rank of Strength of Record (SOR) among all Division I teams. SOR reflects the chance a typical 25th ranked team would have team's record or better, given the schedule on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 is best.
  • RPI RK: Team's rank in official NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).

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